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and more coming up on abc 7 news at 6:00. >> finally here tonight nasa's mars rover made another remarkable discovery. >> rock samples suggest the red planet could have supported living microbes. >> it was an ancient environment. minerals indicating a near neutral environment and salty liquid water. to support life. >> wow. >> that is big. >> yes. curiosity drilled into the rock and then blasted it to determine the composition. >> researchers from nasa were part of the team. >> that is huge news. we're going hear more about that. you can count on it. >> world news is coming up next. i'm cheryl jennings from all of us here, thanks for watching. we hope to see you again at 6:00. >> right. in a half hour, we'll see you then. >>> this is a special edition of "world news." tonight from outside the vatican. day one of the secret conclave and tonight, right there, for the first time, we saw smoke. it was billowing black smoke, indicating no pope was chosen today. the conclave still under way tonight. ♪ >> pageantry and prayer and in the square, pilgrims and protesters. from around the world, all
to bolster protections. >>> the epa has ordered nasa to clean up moffet field. the epa says nasa needs to take immediate long-term action to clean up the contaminated soil. the state and the epa will monitor that cleanup. >> in san francisco today, a 162nd annual st.~patrick's day parade marched to the civic center. ♪ >> carolyn: flouts and bagpipes, community groups, soccer teams, walked proudly through the civic center. it was time for the wearing of the green, on a day when everyone is irish, especially someone from ireland. >> ireland is 6,000 miles away, and he is a little irish-american, so it's nice to come out here, see everybody celebrating, and also just knowing that irish culture and the people get celebrated worldwide. >> the official separation st.~patrick's day is tomorrow and because some people celebrate much the police will be out in force this weekend on dui patrol. check points begin tonight and run until 3:00 in the morning. authorities are urging people to plan a safe way home, and designate a sober driver while leaving your keys at home. they're talking to you,
a difference. save you money. >> absolutely. >> sure. >> thank you. >> coming up next a discovery from nasa rover on mars. >> new signs the red planet might have the r >>> nasa announced a break through in the search fr live on mars and some research was done here in the bay area. more now from mountain view. it's been seven months since the rover landed on mars as depicted in this animation. now, for the first time, scientists have used the tiny drill... and discovered what is beneath the surface isn't red. >> when we drill just inches down into the ground, the ground went from red to gray. amazing. >> more is mazing is what the onboard x ray found. >> a near neutral environment and slightly salty liquid water. all needed to support live. >> in a announcement nasa scientists showed off the findings that 3.5 billion years ago mars likely had an environment sim tloor present day earth that could have supported live. >> showed not only water but fresh enough that microbes would have a easy live of living there eefdz live on mars would have been possible. scientists have their work cut out for
is keeping an eye on the sky are to us. nasa's plan for protecting us from meteors, we are live in washington. >>> and an unforgettable game to begin the n.i.t. tournament. the reigning college champs go down. my dentist said that the acid in fruit or fruit juice softens the enamel so it can potentially erode. once that enamel is gone, it's gone. my dentist recommended pronamel. pronamel protects your teeth from the effects of acid erosion. i don't have to cut out the things that i love in my diet. from the effects of acid erosion. whatever mountain you set outhere's new grape-nuts fit. from the cereal that helped the first man conquer everest. so just imagine where it could take you. grape-nuts original, and new delicious fit. what's your mountain? >>> the storm that slammed the northeast left ice crashing to the ground from the new world trade center building in manhattan. the commuter train station below had to be shut down as chunks of ice fell from the skyscraper. luckily, no one was injured, but many commuters had to find another way home. >>> all right, and that storm still menacing pa
on the red planet. the "curiosity" rover has been collecting samples for months and nasa announced now that they do have evidence that there may have once been life on mars. >> well scientists studied rock samples from a 3 billion-year-old lake bed and say it was once filled with pure water. abc's brandi hitt has more. >> good morning, rob, and diana. scientists say this is huge. it didn't take "curiosity" long to find concrete evidence that life could have been supported on mars and this little rover is not done searching. only 7 months after its celebrated landing on mars, the "curiosity" rover has now answered a key question. yes, mars could have hosted life. >> this was an ancient environment with the right elements and slightly salty liquid water. all of the prerequisites to support life. >> probably if this water was around and you had been on the planet you would have been able to drink it. >> reporter: nasa made the startling discovery thanks to chemical analysis of a powder "curiosity" recovered by drilling a hole into a rock. it struck pay dirt. finding half a dozen key eleme
of california aerospace week. nasa says to educate about impact of the aerospace contributions to the world. >> and the scientists honored on monday in sacramento. >> yes. good stuff there. >> world news is coming up next.
on the red planet. the curiosity rover has been collecting samples for months. today nasa announced they have evidence there may have once been life on mars. scientists studied rock samples from a three billion-year-old lake bed and say it was once full of water so pure humans could have drunk it. just the right ph they say, not too salty. the martians life in question would be microbes, not the scary green monsters we see in the movies. >>> and right back here on earth, it took home the top five at the oscars, "argo," ben affleck, the story of an undercover cia team that smuggled americans out of iran during the hostage crisis. two weeks after the oscars, iran held a private screening and today the verdict is in. they are not fans. iran now threatening to sue the film makers, ben affleck and george clooney. they say the movie was unrealistic, an unrealistic portrayal of their country, and they want an apology from the film makers and a concession of -- from them that the movie is nothing but a lie. >>> and there was a star is born moment today. call it billy and the kid. the piano man himsel
which drilled into the rock, crushed it and tested a tiny sample. nasa scientists say it contains clay minerals that formed in a watery environment favorable for microscopic organisms. >>> all right. time for a check of the weather across the nation. new york, boston and philadelphia could see a leftover shower or too. the pineapple express brings heavy rain and possible flooding to seattle and it's a dry but cool day in florida. >> temperatures really warm up in the west with phoenix close to 90 in fact, salt lake city and boise are in the 60s. the midwest is still much cooler than normal with chicago struggling to stay above freezing today. meanwhile, it'll be pretty mild here in the northeast. >>> all right. coming up, big news for boeing, its problem plague dreamliner could soon be back in the air. >> get ready for the return of the twinkie. the iconic treat coming soon to store shelves. >>> sometimes heavily armed commando dolphins on the loose? we'll explain coming up. >>> welcome back, everybody. wall street has squeaked out another record. the dow jones industrial average gaine
up at 1 appease until the 9th. eric with base hit. nelson cruise nasa score. 3-1 dominican republic the final so they qualify for the semi. coming to san francisco. brian of the giants will start tomorrow for team usa. they have to beat puerto rico and winner will advance to the sem semi. 7 sports brought to you by river rock casino. >> watching tonight after the movie premier this small scene you are too big for us now. >> that's what i was think snooing on the subject. coming snooing on the subject. coming up. book so small you need a the look at the wake up weathe weather. comfortable temperatures first thing in the morning. light breeds. patchy fog near the coast. mike here at 4:30 to 7:00 a.m. with any updates. >> thanks so much. >> japanese company is hoping that its created the world smallest pwichblingt can't imagine they can get any smaller. 22 passengers called flowers of seasons. to give you perspective. object next to it it's a sewing needle. >> comes with the own magnifying glachlts company aiming for official title from guinness book of world records. >>
until the 9th. eric with base hit. nelson cruise nasa score. 3-1 dominican republic the final so they qualify for the semi. coming to san francisco. brian of the giants will start tomorrow for team usa. they have to beat puerto rico and winner will advance to thee se i semi. 7 sports brought to you by river rock casino. >> watching tonight after the movie premier this small scene you are too big for us now. >> that's what i was think snooing on the subject. coming up. book so small you need a ♪ ♪ if loving you is wrong ♪ i don't wanna be right [ record scratch ] what?! it's not bad for you. it just tastes that way. [ female announcer ] honey nut cheerios cereal -- heart-healthy, whole grain oats. you can't go wrong loving it. bee happy. bee healthy. with clusts of flakes and o's. oh, ho ho... it's the honey sweetness. i...i mean, you...love. the look at the wake up weathe weather. comfortable temperatures first thing in the morning. light breeds. patchy fog near the coast. mike here at 4:30 to 7:00 a.m. with any updates. >> thanks so much. >> japanese company is h
in hospital. >> reporter: malala will enter school in year 9. >> inspiring story. >>> the head of nasa calling for an early warning system to protect the country against meteors. but he says the government is not willing to pay for it. the nasa chief told lawmakers a meteor may have been deflected. infrared technology could have detected the meteor. currently there is not a whole lot we can do. >> if you detected even a small one like the one that detonated in russia, headed for new york city in three weeks. what would we do? >> the answer to you, if it's coming in three weeks, pray. >> experts warn the chances of a meteor catastrophe are slim. they say they are real. 10,000 small meteors within range capable of destroying heavily populated urban areas are out there. >>> now to a medical study that hits home for sleep deprived and stressed out right here at home. turns out they may make us at risk for obesity. colorado researchers discovered adults who got five hours of sleep a night gained weight almost immediately after cutting back on sleep. they ate 6% more food t
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